Principles of Economics

Principles of Economics, 13th edition

  • Karl E. Case, 
  • Ray C. Fair, 
  • Sharon E. Oster

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Overview

Principles of Economics introduces the art and science of economic thinking, and helps you learn how to look at policy and personal decisions in a different way.

Published by Pearson (September 15th 2020) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780135636671

Subject: Economics

Category: Principles of Economics

Table of contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS
1. The Scope and Method of Economics
2. The Economic Problem: Scarcity and Choice
3. Demand, Supply, and Market Equilibrium
4. Demand and Supply Applications
5. Elasticity

PART II: THE MARKET SYSTEM
6. Household Behavior and Consumer Choice
7. The Production Process: The Behavior of Profit-Maximizing Firms
8. Short-Run Costs and Output Decisions
9. Long-Run Costs and Output Decisions
10. Input Demand: The Labor and Land Markets
11. Input Demand: The Capital Market and the Investment Decision
12. General Equilibrium and the Efficiency of Perfect Competition

PART III: MARKET IMPERFECTIONS AND THE ROLE OF GOVERNMENT
13. Monopoly and Antitrust Policy
14. Oligopoly
15. Monopolistic Competition
16. Externalities, Public Goods, and Common Resources
17. Uncertainty and Asymmetric Information
18. Income Distribution and Poverty
19. Public Finance: The Economics of Taxation

PART IV: CONCEPTS AND PROBLEMS IN MACROECONOMICS
20. Introduction to Macroeconomics
21. Measuring National Output and National Income
22. Unemployment, Inflation, and Long-Run Growth

PART V: THE CORE OF MACROECONOMIC THEORY
23. Aggregate Expenditure and Equilibrium Output
24. The Government and Fiscal Policy
25. Money, the Federal Reserve, and the Interest Rate
26. The Determination of Aggregate Output, the Price Level, and the Interest Rate
27. Policy Effects and Cost Shocks in the AS/AD Model
28. The Labor Market in the Macroeconomy

PART VI: FURTHER MACROECONOMICS ISSUES
29. Financial Crises, Stabilization, and Deficits
30. Household and Firm Behavior in the Macroeconomy: A Further Look
31. Long-Run Growth
32. Alternative Views in Macroeconomics

PART VII: THE WORLD ECONOMY
33. International Trade, Comparative Advantage, and Protectionism
34. Open-Economy Macroeconomics: The Balance of Payments and Exchange Rates
35. Economic Growth in Developing Economies

PART VIII: METHODOLOGY
36. Critical Thinking about Research

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